Lime Butterfly . Papilio demoleus 3/6

Lime Butterfly . Papilio demoleus aka checkered or citrus swallowtail 3/6 “On day twelfth, it turns into a beautiful butterfly” – @AnnieNg Freshly hatched. When at rest the lime butterfly draws it’s forewings into its hindwings in a raised position. In nature Papilio domoleus are the most widespread swallowtail in the world. These common names refer to their host plants which is usually citrus . #nature #butterflies #butterfly #lepidopterology #photography by @AnnieNg published with the photographers permission

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